The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 89 91 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 2 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.42% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.43% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 16
Average salary £29,250 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.59% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £29,700 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £50,500 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
3rd Line Support Engineer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1048 1154 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.68% 96.49% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1031 899
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the South Wales region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £23,500 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (33.33%) CCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Aruba
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Lumension
3 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) Websense
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) RIP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCSE
2 3 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 3 (33.33%) Aruba
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Lumension
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
2 3 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya